Want Work Success? Look at Your Work Environment First

Sensory Strategies To Help You Succeed

I’ve been asked, “How do I connect with other co-workers at work”?  Many people on the autism spectrum have difficulty communicating with others, but fail to realize that work environment needs to come first. Work Environment:  Take Care of the Basics I’m training for a marathon.  At the beginning of my training, I couldn’t believe how […]

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Need To Find Love? Ask These Two Questions First

In 2005, I watched the news in disbelief as Hurricane Katrina’s floodwaters overwhelmed New Orleans.  Wikipedia tells us there were over 50 failures of levees and walls protecting New Orleans.  As a result, 80% of the city flooded, and devastation followed. On April 5, 2006, the Corp of Engineers admitted that the levees didn’t fail […]

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5 Intriguing Autism Dating Articles You’ll Want To Read

My family and I took a vacation in Venezuela, South America one summer. We found ourselves in the middle of a town whose streets layout made no sense, and we wondered how we were going to get from point A to point B, since there were no street maps or guides available. Dating can be […]

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TWAP 005: Aspergers Employment Help with Barbara Bissonnette

Barbara Bissonnette is a certified coach who provides job and career coaching to Aspergers/autism adults. As a coach, she provides learning, support, and strategies to: choose the right job or career manage the job search process learn interviewing skills plan a disclosure strategy handle a disciplinary action communicate with colleagues understand and meet employer expectations manage time, […]

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TWAP004: 7 Tips For Building Self-Confidence

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson When you are young and traits that are part of who you are receive negative reactions from people- especially from parents and teachers- it can very quickly erode your sense of confidence and […]

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